Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Carupa

Carupa tenuipes Dana, 1852



World Distribution
MASDEA (Internet), ABRS (BD Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Comores, Mayotte, Seychelles, Madagascar, Maurice, Australie, Japon, Hawaii. Comprend également Réunion, premier signalement, Méditerranée.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-100 m

Mayotte data
Carupa tenuipes - Crosnier, 1962 : 19, fig. 16-23, pl. I, fig. 1 (Madagascar, Mayotte). - Guinot, 1967 : 253 (Liste des espèces de l'océan Indien, avec mention de Mayotte).

Réunion data
Carupa tenuipes - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination d'après photographies d' A. Diringer). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 27/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013.

New Caledonia data
Carupa tenuipes - Schubart & Reuschel, 2009: 536, tab. 2, New Caledonia
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW619 — Moosa MK.
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW606 — Moosa MK.
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW92 — Moosa MK.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Carupa tenuipes Dana, 1852a: 85 (Tuamotu); 1852b: 279; 1855, pl.17, fig. 4a-e ("Paumotu archipelago?"). - A. Milne Edwards, 1861: 386 (Tuamotu; Dana's material). - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 5 (Huahine, Moorea, "Maiai" = Tikehau, "Tickahau" = Tikehau). - Sakai, 1976: 325 (Syn.). - Stephenson, 1976: 12 (Pukapuka; deep up to 80-100 m for specimens collected around Pitcairn Island !). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Moorea); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Carupa laeviuscula Heller, 1862: 520 ("Tarti" = Tahiti); 1865: 27, pl.3, fig. 2 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 386 (Akamaru, "Marutea-Vaitutaki" = Marutea South). - Rathbun, 1907: 64 (Makemo). - Holthuis, 1953: 9 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 13 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Poupin, 1996a: 29 (Checklist, with a new record at Tikehau) - New material - Coll. & det. J. Poupin, May 1997, (Fangataufa). - Unpublished records, coll. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, November 10, 2001, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll off Motu Maeherehonae, FLMNH-UF 1564, specimens characterized by purple eye rings, to be described as a new species by Ng; FLMNH-UF 1437 typical coloration of C. tenuipes. - Moorea Biocode project (with a '?'). - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 248, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Moorea, 1982, coll. & det. Monteforte)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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